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She came to slay : the life and times of Harriet Tubman
Other title(s):
Life and times of Harriet Tubman
First 37 Ink/Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
New York : 37 Ink/ Simon & Schuster, 2019.
Physical Description:
xiv, 157 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 22 cm
Author's note -- Introduction -- Part I: Minty's story -- The alpha journey -- First generation American -- Lies but not misdemeanors -- Dear mama -- We are family -- Caretaker -- Flesh for rent -- Head trauma -- Innervisions -- The ultimate loss -- Say her name -- Love and marriage -- The auction block -- She's out -- Part II: She ain't sorry -- The conductor -- Betrayal -- Expats -- Who you gonna call? -- She came to slay -- Fearless -- Antislavery agitator -- Homeowner -- The general -- One last time -- My people are free -- Part III: Bawss lady -- War zone -- Sick and tired -- Black Moses -- To die with valor -- Furlough -- Part IV: Call me Mrs. Davis -- A war hero -- Northern realities -- The kindness of strangers -- Tall, dark, and handsome -- Telling her story -- A wife and mother -- Hard times -- The ballot box -- Mother Tubman -- Getting paid -- Servant of God.
"Harriet Tubman is best known as one of the most famous conductors on the Underground Railroad. As a leading abolitionist, her bravery and selflessness has inspired generations in the continuing struggle for civil rights. Now, National Book Award nominee Erica Armstrong Dunbar presents a fresh take on this American icon blending traditional biography, illustrations, photos, and engaging sidebars that illuminate the life of Tubman as never before. Not only did Tubman help liberate hundreds of slaves, she was the first woman to lead an armed expedition during the Civil War, worked as a spy for the Union Army, was a fierce suffragist, and was an advocate for the aged. She Came to Slay reveals the many complexities and varied accomplishments of one of our nation's true heroes and offers an accessible and modern interpretation of Tubman's life that is both informative and engaging."-- Provided by publisher.